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Joseph Smolle in Gratz, Circa 1860

  • Maker: Joseph Smolle in Gratz
  • Date: 1860
  • Height: 46” Width: 11” Depth: 5”
  • Price: £3,800 Reduced Price: 3250

 

Overview

A fine quality Biedermeier timepiece Viennese Regulator, circa 1860.

Case

The figured rosewood case, surmounted with a carved pediment with matching carving the base.

Dial

The two piece enameled dial with Roman numerals and signed to the dial centre with makers name, The inner and outer dial surrounded by polished brass bezels.

 

Movement

The fine quality eight day movement with deadbeat escapement.

Weights and pendulum

Polished brass cased weight, with ornate spoked pulleys, polished brass bob pendulum (front and back) with wooden rod.

Hands

Extremely finely fretted blued steel hands of "beetle and poker" design.




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Dial

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Movement 1

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Movement 2

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